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Firehouse German Band

in Campus Life, Performing Arts

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:50 • Gazebo
Admission: Free to student/staff w/SCCC ID, Community $10, School Groups $5 per student
Root beer and pretzels are included with admission

Members of the Firehouse German Band are living legends in the Polka industry. The Fire House German Band has been performing an upbeat, fast-paced repertoire of traditional “Oktoberfest” music for decades. Dedicated to the music of central Europe, Fire House German Band believes in the preservation of ethnic German and Austrian Polka music as a means of keeping the culture of the Alpine region alive. Credited with being one of the most beloved Polka bands in the mid-Atlantic regions, the Fire House German Band relies on a vast repertoire of Polka and Waltz selections, as well as traditional and original renditions of German, Polish and Slovenian standards. Today, the Fire House German Band’s signature-style Polka music continues to embrace a unique blend of ethnic and cultural influences. Combining an irresistible personality with a festive atmosphere, Fire House German Band has earned a growing regional audience and finds themselves in the mainstream of contemporary world music.

Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY

in Campus Life, Performing Arts

Friday, April 10, 2015
Bus leaves at 8 am and return at 5 pm
Ticket price: Students ($10) Staff ($20) Community ($30)

The Bronx Zoo is located in the Bronx borough of New York City, within Bronx Park. It is the world’s largest metropolitan zoo, with some 6,000 animals representing about 650 species from around the world. Connecting People to Wild Nature. Tickets go on sale beginning March 10 for students and March 23 for staff and community at the SCCC Box Office.

Irish Blessings Music and Dance

in Campus Life, Performing Arts


“Irish Blessings” Music and Dance
Thursday, March 12, 2015
11 am-12 pm • PAC
Admission: Community $10.00, Student Groups $5.00 per student, Free to students/staff w/SCCC ID

Irish Blessing, one of the mid-Atlantic’s most beloved Irish Heritage programs includes James & Cushla Srour and their multi-talented sons, Jonathan & Josh. Together the Srour family is one of the most requested Irish music and dance ensemble on the contemporary world music scene today. Jonathan & Josh have danced with the Chieftains at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and the Myerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, MD. Jonathan currently ranks 6th in the world and recently won the prestigious North American Senior Belt for the second time in a row. Josh, a rising fiddle phenomenon, has become famous for his signature-style melodic phrases, heavily influenced by the “old school” players form Ireland such as Michael Coleman and Andy McGann. With a love of family and Irish culture, Irish Blessings embraces “An Tradisiun Beo” – the living tradition, keeping classic Irish folk music and dance alive at home and on stage. Between breathtaking dance numbers and impeccable musicianship, Irish Blessing has attracted the attention of major record labels, concert promoters and music fans across the country.

New York Chinese Cultural Center Performance

in Campus Life, Performing Arts

Tuesday, February 17
10:50 am–12:05 pm
Performing Arts Center

Free for Students/Staff with SCCC ID, Community $10, School Groups $5 per student

Experience a world of colorful myths, historical drama, and timeless beauty! Enjoy an acrobatic display and dazzling dance performances as performers from New York Chinese Cultural Center introduce you to Chinese culture through language lessons, historical background, on-stage demonstrations, and audience interaction. The diversity of dance selections, costumes, music, props, and narration illustrates and explains traits, customs, and patterns of Chinese life.

Black Maria Film Festival

in Campus Life, Performing Arts


Tuesday, February 10
10:50 am–12:05 pm
Student Center Theater
Free for Students/Staff with SCCC ID, Community $10, School Groups $5 per student

Since 1981, the annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival has taken its name from that of the world’s first motion picture studio built by Thomas Edison in 1893. The festival’s annual competition of short-format, under an hour, videos and film is juried by noted exponents of independent work and results in 40 to 60 works chosen for the festival’s annual tour which visits 65 diverse institutions in 20 states.

Alive! ’75 – A Tribute to KISS will perform at SCCC

in News, Performing Arts

Alive! ’75 is a live concert concept performance that brings the KISS Alive! album to life within a period-specific 1975 atmosphere. Alive! ‘75 will be performing two amazing shows at Sussex County Community College on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8. Both shows will be held in the Performing Arts Center and begin at 8 p.m.

The show brings so much more than just guys dressed as KISS playing KISS songs. The overall experience is designed to take you back to 1975, to see, hear and feel what a 1975-era KISS performance was really like. Alive! ’75 promises to blow their audience away. There are a significant number of “wow” moments throughout the show. Beginning with the opening power-chords of “Deuce” and continuing right on through the closing crescendo of “Let Me Go, Rock and Roll”, this event promises to leave the audience thoroughly entertained and completely exhausted.

“We really wanted to deliver a complete experience – to bring folks back to this classic time in KISS-tory” says Anthony De Lucia, Jr., the show’s creator and producer. “Alive! ’75 is not a tribute band. It’s a full-on theatrical performance that creates the atmosphere and provides a raw and energized KISS concert experience like no other. We think it’s very unique and a pretty big deal.”

Behind the scenes, there is a bit of a nostalgic storyline as well. Everyone involved with the production is a lifetime KISS fan. And three of the show’s four cast members originally formed and performed in what may prove to be the very first KISS-a-mania tribute band in history way back in 1979! All seasoned, professional working musicians, they bring a passion and an enthusiasm to their craft that is reflected in their performance.

For tickets visit the website and click the Box Office link. Complete details may be found at www.alive75.com.
Contact ‘info@alive75.com’ for more information.

Haunted Hayride & Children’s Halloween Party

in Campus Life, Performing Arts

Friday, October 24, 2014
Party: 7:00-9:00 pm, SCCC Cafeteria
Hayride: 7:00-10:00 pm, SCCC Campus
Free to all!

The Student Government Association proudly presents the Haunted Hayride & Children’s Halloween Party. Come on out for a fun night of:

• Face Painting
• Pumpkin Crafts
• Costumes and Candy Galore!

ALIVE! 75 – Tribute to KISS

in Performing Arts


Friday, November 7 & Saturday, November 8
8:00 pm, Performing Arts Center
$27-$35 • Substantial discount with valid SCCC ID
Age limit: 18+ or w/adult

Bringing the KISS Alive! album to life, with all the sights, sounds and energy of a 1975 live KISS performance!

KISS has been a dominant force in music for forty years and this is where it all began. SEE, HEAR and FEEL the KISS Alive! album brought to life. This is a totally immersive experience wrapped around the greatest rock ‘n roll show on earth that you won’t want to miss!

“Girl Rising” Film

in Performing Arts

Thursday October 9, 2014
10:50 am-1:00 pm, SC Theater
Free to students/staff w/SCCC ID, Community $10.00, School Groups $5.00 per student

Travel the globe to meet nine unforgettable girls-striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits. Their dreams, their voices, their incredible stories are captured in a film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Girls featured include Ruksana, an Indian pavement-dweller whose father sacrifices his own basic needs for his daughter’s dreams; Sokha, an orphan who rises from a life in a Cambodian landfill to become a star student and accomplished dancer; and Suma, who writes songs to help her endure forced servitude in Nepal and today crusades to liberate others. More than a film, “GIRL RISING” is the heart of a movement that is spreading around the world promoting this powerful truth: Educating girls in the developing world can transform families, communities, entire countries and break the cycle of poverty in just one generation.

Trip to Museum of Natural History

in Performing Arts

Friday October 10. 2014
Bus leaves campus at 8 am, returns at 5 pm
Tickets on sale in the Box Office for Students ($20) on 9/10, Staff ($30) and Community ($35) on 9/17

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s prestigious and beloved museums, with a celebrated tradition of scientific research, and education. Ticket price includes coach bus transportation, museum admission, special exhibits and the IMAX Theater.